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Safety Compliance Manager Job

DATE POSTED: Feb 20,2017

LOCATION: Billings, MT

CATEGORY : Facility Health & Safety

BUSINESS UNIT : Crop Production Services (Retail)

JOB ID: 2017-5363

FULL JOB TITLE: Site Safety Manager

Safety Manager

If you live safety always and everywhere and have a strong desire to build a better tomorrow then look to the company who helps feed the world.

Cultivating Excellence is our culture of ownership and joint accountability. At its heart, Cultivating Excellence is aboutachieving superior results with integrity together, connecting and collaborating across the entire organization.

While we have great people, it is not just about that; it’s the ability to own your own engagement, the opportunity to be innovative. It’s the opportunity to grow and develop your career in ways you never imagined while teaming up with people with a passion to make a difference in the world.

Who You Will Work With

You will work daily beside teams of people who will care about your safety on the job and at home. Together, you will have a Commitment to Zero and follow our 3 Safety Principles: Do It safely or not at all, There is always time to do it safely, and Care for each other’s health, safety and security.

Your team will bring out the best in you by enabling you to achieve goals and reach your full potential. You will own your own work and find innovative ways to deliver on our vision of feeding the world responsibly while working along beside 15,000 people around the globe who care about you.

Loveland Products Inc., a division of CPS, offers a complete line of high performance crop input products including seed treatment, plant performance, nutritionals, adjuvant and crop protection products. Loveland Products brings new, unique chemistries to the marketplace to provide innovative solutions to problems across the agricultural and professional non-crop industries. With net sales of over $1.2 billion, the company has a number of powerful and trusted brands. North America represents the majority of total sales with extensive distribution through Crop Production Services (CPS). The organization is known to cultivate an innovative, entrepreneurial, demanding, and marketing-driven culture. In addition to the extensive North American distribution network, Loveland Products has supply agreements in place with several major distributors globally.


As a member of the site leadership team in a manufacturing environment, the Safety Manager is responsible for the development, implementation and improvement of the plant safety programs. This includes ensuring that employees comply with the programs and that safety performance results are tracked and reported to plant and Corporate Management.

Key Tasks:

  • Accountable for safety program compliance with all applicable plant, Corporate and regulatory policies and procedures.
  • Accountable for Emergency Response functions, roles and responsibilities in accordance with the site emergency response plan.
  • Establish Safety Key Performance Indicators for the facility and develop programs to achieve them.
  • Support management/supervision to ensure all site employees understand and comply with all applicable regulatory, plant and Corporate Safety policies and procedures.
  • Responsible for compliance with all aspects of the Safety regulations as well as consulting with management/engineering on Process Safety Management (PSM) at the facility.
  • Lead and maintains an integrated safety management system from Corporate Safety policies and procedures to ensure compliance with applicable laws, regulations and guidelines.
  • Interact with the Director of EHS and Security, Regional EHS and Security Manager, Plant Manager and other site managers.
  • Manage, improve and report on company hazard recognition program and risk mitigation programs such as Near Miss Reporting, W.H.A.T. Card, and Job Task Observation.
  • Ensure that site personnel are adequately trained with respect to applicable safety matters.
  • Coordinate internal audits as required to ensure the safety management system is being adequately followed by both management and the work force. Leads the plant in preparing for and compliance with all Corporate Safety Audit requirements.
  • Lead communication on learnings from internal and/or external incident investigations and ensures integration of new learnings.
  • Chair the Safety Committee.
  • Responsible for all safety-related permit programs such as confined space, hot work, elevated work and line breaking.
  • Promote a team relationship within the site operations team.
  • Perform such other duties as may be required from time to time.
  • Coordinate plant IH monitoring.

The Ideal Candidate

Outside of the skills and necessary qualifications, our ideal candidate must be committed to achieving superior results with integrity and sustaining our safe and positive work environment while having the ability to embrace working side by side others in a diverse culture.


  • B.S. degree in Safety or Industrial Hygiene (or related)and/or 5 years experience in Safety Management in a chemical manufacturing environment.
  • Knowledge of OSHA and State safety regulations, standards and permit requirements.
  • The ability to operate a computer, specifically the MS Office suite of programs, Cad programs, ESS Compliance Suite.
  • Must be a self-starter, able to work independently and manage time well.
  • ASP or CSP certification preferred.

Physical Requirements:

  • Good manual dexterity
  • Able to climb stairs and ladders
  • Must be physically and medically capable of wearing a respirator.
  • Good speech, vision and hearing
  • Able to occasionally lift up to 70 lbs.
  • Able to work in an office environment
  • Able to work in a cold, hot, dusty, humid and noisy chemical manufacturing environment while wearing personal protective equipment (PPE)


  • Strong leadership, managerial, technical, interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills.
  • Able to communicate effectively with all levels of the organization.

Why Crop Production Services?

Winning together; Our Cultivating Excellence culture coupled with great people and delivering superior results with integrity is what sets Agrium apart from other career opportunities. We’re dedicated to winning together and that is what consistently makes Agrium an award winning company, listed as one of the best places to work both in Canada and the U.S.

Crop Production Services (an Agrium company) is an organizational culture that promotes sustainability and innovation, with a vision to help ‘feed the world’ in ways that protect the environment, support economic vitality, and enhance communities.

Crop Production Services is committed to creating a diverse workplace and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We welcome applications from all qualified women and men, including members of visible minorities, persons with disabilities, and veterans.

Those interested in this challenging opportunity please apply in confidence directly While we appreciate all applications we receive, we advise that only candidates under consideration will be contacted.

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